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SURF Installation Lead Engineer

  • Job reference: 928156
  • Location: Suresnes, Île-de-France
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Subsea
  • Date posted: 11/10/2019


1. To promote safety culture within the project and his/her activities. Lead by exemplary to have the team members and colleagues adhering and contributing.

2. To ensure that safe and ethic working practices are carried out within the activities that he/she is managing or interfacing with. To guarantee the compliance on his activities.

3. To ensure that state of the art, client referential and local rules/laws are complied with and captured in all contractual requirements.

4. To work by anticipation.

5. With the spirit of One client values, to establish and manage his/her activities motivating his/her counterparts and to work diligently to meet the targets of the Projects.

6. To promote innovation as far as compatible with good enough approach for all activities. To seek optimisation and savings all along the different phases of the project. To focus on costs without impairing QHSE objectives.

7. To keep the project Lead Planner (Angola), the Package Manager & Leaders and all the relevant parties informed regarding ongoing activities status. To advise the Package Manager & Leaders on relevant actions/decisions.

8. Adopt and demonstrate an exemplary behaviour with regard to H3SE and to implement H3SE rules and requirements within his area of responsibility.

9. Lead the review/ validation of all necessary installation engineering, offshore operations and pre-commissioning documents.

10. Control the readiness of the documentation by timely reviewing / validating the documentation issued by Contractors (H3SE, logistic and technical documentation), in compliance with Project Specifications and Procedures, client General Specifications, Discipline requirements and international norms and standards, in compliance with the schedule and with the aim to optimise costs without impacting the required level of Quality and Safety.

11. Raise consequently necessary comments and highlight unsafe design, deviations, unacceptable / unjustified design choices, constructability issues... 0. Support the SURF Installation manager, SURF technical leader and SURF package leader for - Resolution of any technical problems, - Anticipation of problems - Possible technical optimisation & improvement - Estimation/monitoring of the schedule associated to the activities under his responsibility

12. Follow/supervise in Angola, when necessary, at construction yards or logistics bases the load-out and sea fastening operations.

13. Supervise installation activities ensuring that they are carried out in a good workmanship in accordance with project requirements, Company procedures, strict compliance to HSE regulations and QA/QC policy within the agreed schedule.

14. Follow/supervise the CPY representative who are o/b CTR offshore installation vessels or on onshore yard for load-out.

15. Provide technical assistance to the CPY representatives who are o/b CTR offshore installation vessels or on onshore yard for load-out, such as validation of Management of Change.

16. Review/approve the specifications of the Contractor's proposed vessels according to Company's requirements including response plans and risk identification. Prepare the approval of the vessel with LSO and client marine from one hand, and with the MWS from a second hand.

17. Prepare the "supervision manual" for the offshore installation teams.

19. Prepare SIMOPS dossiers especially for operations close to or on-board FPSO.

20. Propose to Installation Manager planning optimisation coordination between the vessels in order to prevent or minimise stand by time (especially on Company's account) and / or production shut down.

21. Follow/approve testing activities (FAT, EFAT, SIT, etc) performed by Contractor(s) from an Engineering point of view

22. Prepare the SOW for MWS and ensure the follow up. Coordinate the attendance of MWS during all required installation phases including load-out.

23. Assist the SURF installation Manager for answering to relevant Management of Change Requests

24. Coordinate with pre-commissioning engineer for activities related to his discipline

25. Resolve or propose resolution plan for particular technical challenge(s), which may occur during the execution of the operations under his responsibility.

26. Participate in all necessary meetings with Contractors (weekly progress meeting, monthly status meetings, technical meeting ...).

27. Keep daily contact with installation teams and ensure proper progress reporting to management.

Qualifications/Experience required

Qualification : Engineering degree or equivalent

Professional Experience : minimum 15 years Experience in similar position within Deep-Water project environment : more than 10 years

Languages : English oral and written mandatory, Oral French advantageous

Good communication and negotiations with Contractors and Suppliers are required with frequent participation to technical workshops and committees.

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